NZ bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

Thu, Mar. 21, 2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned.

Asian shares slip from 6-month high ahead of Fed policy decision

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

European stocks were expected to open lower, with futures tracking Britain’s FTSE, France’s CAC and Germany’s DAX indexes down between 0.5 percent to 0.7 percent in early trade.

Dollar gains on trade war jitters before Fed

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

Volatility in foreign exchange markets has plummeted due to a dovish shift by major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Fed's balance sheet plan, economic outlook under microscope

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

The more intense focus among investors may be on the balance sheet, and the Fed’s plans to stop reducing its holdings of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities each month by as much as $50 billion.

Japan government downgrades economy view as U.S.-China trade war bites

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

The Cabinet Office, which helps coordinate government policy, said on Wednesday the economy is in gradual recovery, but exports and output are showing signs of weakness.

Oil majors rush to dominate U.S. shale as independents scale back

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

Workers at its Remuda lease near Carlsbad - part of a staff of 5,000 spread across New Mexico and Texas - are drilling wells, operating fleets of hydraulic pumps and digging trenches for pipelines.

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's western province of Denizli on Wednesday.

Young German squad needs to feel our trust - Loew

Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

Eight of his 23-man squad are still eligible for national youth teams, including 19-year-old Kai Havertz, Loew said.